Interview with Practical Environmentalist

Practical Environmentalist posted an interview with me, and I thought I would send a note of appreciation.  I like Practical Environmentalist (especially their list of 21 Practical Ways to Help the Environment) and appreciate what […]

By |July 4th, 2007|Categories: Media|0 Comments

SolTerra, MKD Green Townhouse Development

Not only is Michelle Kaufmann Designs (MKD) taking the green prefab world by storm, but it looks like MKD is working with Communities by Design to build a 26-unit, green townhouse development.  Nice.  […]

By |July 2nd, 2007|Categories: Modern architecture, Solar|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eleven Times Square (S2)

Eleven Times Square is planned to be one of the next green buildings in NYC at 8th Avenue and 42nd Street.  The 1.1 […]

By |July 1st, 2007|Categories: LEED, Modern architecture, Skyscraper|Tags: |0 Comments

Sprawl Movies: The Unforeseen + Radiant City

Stories about sprawl are pretty compelling.  With sprawl, on the one hand, you have unrestrained capitalism and the chase for economic distinction, and on the other hand, you have depleted community resources, mediocre homes, […]

By |July 1st, 2007|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

REITs Going Greener, Consumers Priced Out of Green Products, Greener Hotels, and Eco-friendly Home Costing (WIR)

Real estate industry quietly embracing green development, with 41% of U.S. REITs actively pursuing energy efficiency and green building upgrades.  Business leaders aver that even though companies are greening products of all […]

By |June 30th, 2007|Categories: Hotel, News, Week in Review|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Group 41, "CONTAIN Your Enthusiasm"

It’s been a long time since I’ve written about container architecture, but there’s a good reason to do it today because I’ve received a tip on Joel Karr and Group 41.  This San Francisco-based architecture firm is issuing a innovative project challenge.  Here’s how it works:

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By |June 28th, 2007|Categories: Container Design, Materials, Modern architecture, Solar|Tags: , |1 Comment
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